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|Medical Social Worker II|
|Category:||Allied Health/Advanced Practice|
|Facility:||Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland|
|Hours:||7am-3pm & 11am-7pm|
This position will be located in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Departments.
The Medical Social Worker provides comprehensive clinical social work services for children and their families to assist them in coping with and adapting to the acute and chronic health care conditions of their children. As a member of the Hospital's interdisciplinary healthcare team, the Medical Social Worker assists the hospital in creating an environment and attitude responsive to meeting patient and family needs through understanding psychological, socioeconomic, cultural, emotional and spiritual factors influencing health and illness.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Thorough knowledge of child and adult development theories and family systems theory. In depth knowledge of developmental theories and issues pertaining to the position's target population. Previous experience in a health care setting, especially pediatrics preferred. Prior experience in a community based organization or social services setting.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: ? Sit: Up to 6 hours/day ? Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours ? Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours ? Reach: Up to 6 hours ? Rep Use of UE: Up to 6 hours ? Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment This job requires the ability to hear alarms, clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20 feet. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
|UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.|